Berklee Bass Department Announces Paul Jackson Tribute Webinar
Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community with musicians from all walks of life paying their respects. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department including Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci.
The webinar, which is free and open to the public, will be held via Zoom on April 2nd at 1pm.
“Join us for a tribute to one of the GREATS, bassist Paul Jackson. His grooves, musicality, and virtuosity inspired and ignited many of your fav bassists’s career,” the description says. “His Life and Legacy are celebrated by one of the largest online gatherings of Bass Royalty ever… AND the Headhunters, along with many with whom he made seminal music from the 70’s on.”
The signup page describes the guest list as “too many names to mention,” but an email confirmed the Headhunters – Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, Mike Clark, Bennie Maupin, Bill Summers – will be in attendance as well as many influential bassists and drummers: Ron Carter, Lee Sklar, Nathan East, Steve Jordan, Lenny White, Dennis Chambers, Anthony Jackson, Darryl Jones, Michael League, Christian McBride, and many more.
Although it is free, attendees must register ahead of time via the Berklee Zoom page.